Substitute Roman numerals for traditional candles at your next birthday party with the Fred and Friends ROMAN CANDLES Roman Numeral Birthday Candles. This set of 9 candles includes 4 Xs, 3 Is, 1 L, and 1 V. The candles are made from paraffin wax. Decorate birthday cakes with this fun take on the traditional birthday candle. The included candles can represent ages 1 through 89. Each package provides instructions on which numerals to use.